All About Plants - 1st Grade

All About Plants - 1st Grade

Join Georgia teacher Karen Garland to learn all about plants in this episode of Let's Learn GA!

- paper towel 

- water

- any beans you have at home

- 2 ziplock bags

- paper or science journal

- something to write with

- ruler or straight-edge measuring tool


English Arts


Write informative/ explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.



Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the basic needs of plants and animals.


Develop models to identify the parts of a plant—root, stem, leaf, and flower.


Ask questions to compare and contrast the basic needs of plants (air, water, light, and nutrients) and animals (air, water, food, and shelter).


Design a solution to ensure that a plant or animal has all of its needs met.